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CNN
Apr 12, 2010 10:00pm EDT
the confederacy heats up, mississippi governor haley barbour weighing in saying why should virginia's governor have mentioned slavery in his proclamation? we will talk with historian douglas brink about the real history of the war and why now, many try to rewrite it. >>> keeping them honest, the ten continue family who sent their newly adopted russian child back, putting him on a plane alone and not even telling russian officials he was coming. this 17-year-old justin hanson that we are talking about, there he is, we blurred his image because of his age and the situation he was involved n he was adopted only about six months ago but last week, he showed up, as you probably know, up announced at russia's child protection ministry with a note from his adopted family saying he was violent and the mom was misled by adoption officials in russia. russian officials are furious, threatening to suspend all adoption buys americans. today, tennessee law enforcement officials held a news conference but the truth is as you are going to see, they are having trouble investigating the case because just answer
FOX News
Apr 5, 2010 7:00pm EDT
commercial interruption. first, continuing coverage of breaking news from west virginia. disaster in a coal mine and the ongoing rescue effort to save lives. plus, in-depth tonight. inside what's being called america's bullying epidemic. >> she was getting bullied. >> i think it's very sad; very sad. >> >> shepard: it happens in schools all across the nation. >> i did bullying him. >> kids picking on classmates, teasing them, pushing them to their breaking points. >> they would knock books out of his hands in school. >> now i wish i could take it back. >> they attacked his self-esteem. they attacked his physical appearance. >> tonight, the frightening truth about children bullied to death and jonathan hunt hosts a special live chat from florida. plus, it hit with devastating force. >> you couldn't even walk outside. everything was moving. >> shepard: everywhere you look, evidence of its power. tonight, inside the aftermath of the easter sunday earthquake. first, continuing coverage of news breaking now. at least six people are confirmed dead after an explosion at a coal mine in west virgini
MSNBC
Apr 7, 2010 1:00pm EDT
virginia later in the program with the congressman whose district the mine is in. >>> meanwhile, afghanistan denying today one of the most inflammatory reports about president hamid karzai that we've heard in a while. that he threatened to join the taliban if the united states kept pressuring him. >> we were shocked to see such kind of comment in the media. the government of afghanistan in which president karzai is a democratically elected president has fighting against terror and fighting against those who put the life of our good people in danger as priority number one. and in that context, that comment, whoever has come up with that, does not make sense. >> san van na guthrie is nbc correspondent and cohost of "the daily rundown." nbc chief foreign correspondent richard engel is live for us in kabul. is this a case that they are shocked to hear that hamid karzai may have said something, shocked that they're gambling with -- are we -- >> reporter: i think it's -- i don't think they're really shocked by it. president karzai has said things like this in the past. what they're sh
MSNBC
Apr 7, 2010 3:00pm EDT
, an explosion in west virginia. thanks, brian. >>> there are new questions today over mine safety and coal profits. following this accident, labor secretary hilda solis is promising to take action with a special team of investigators to look into what caused the explosion. in a statement she writes, miners should never have to sacrifice their lives for their livelihood. let's bring in journalist and cultural historian jeff biggers joining us on skype today, the author of "reckoning at eagle creek, the secret legacy of coal in the heartland." good to have you on with us. you know this industry as well as anyone. it is a way of life. it's how they make a living. there's not a whole lot of economic development in this part of west virginia except coal mining. have the people of this area just come to accept the risk? >> they've come to accept the risk but i think like any americans they want to be able to go to work every day knowing that there are rules on the books that are going to be followed and enforced, that there's no reason to have unnecessary risks, especially if they're going to lo
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
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FOX News
Apr 6, 2010 6:00am EDT
virginia, our clergy is our grief counselors. we have, you know, these are tough people and they do it all. i don't know how to explain it. it's so different. the people, they're solid and they're coming together and they understand the depths of this. and family members, i told the family members, i said i know there's no use to tell you this, if you can go home and get some rest, i know they won't but if you need to change your clothes or whatever, you have a lot of information now until we get the first hole through to know what conditions we're dealing with and knowing that the rescue teams can go in or how quickly. so you're looking at maybe 12 plus hours for that. >> are any of the miners who got out still in the hospital? >> two. one in beckly and one in charleston. >> no one has briefed him yet. not that i know of. the only debriefing that's going on and the way that the four miners were identified is local rescuers who knew them. and people said, how come you haven't identified the other 14? there was a total of 18 unidentified. you identified four, why not the other 14? we had
FOX News
Apr 8, 2010 4:00am EDT
had to do with electrical cable on piece of equipment. meanwhile, rescue crews in west virginia are working against the clock to try to find survivors from the disaster. let's get an update from correspondent jonathan hunt in montcoal, west virginia. >> reporter: the effort to find the four missing miners remains a main-stakingly slow process. not least because those in charge want to be absolutely certain they do not risk the lives of any of the rescue team members by sending them in to a mine still dangerously full of explosive gases. >> you just have to clear the area out, make sure there is not another explosion. >> reporter: officials say they are keeping the waiting families constantly briefed and have their support for the way they are proceeding with the rescue operation. >> that's why the families understood and were agreeable let's make sure that before you put rescuers in there, that you have them in the safest condition. >> reporter: the poisonous gases are already being released through one of the drill holes and the hope is that there will soon be three holes and t
FOX
Apr 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. >>> a somber anniversary today of the mass shootings at virginia tech. [ bell tolls ] >> a bell tolled 32 times in richmond today, one for each of the victims gunned down by a student back in 2007. governor bob mcdonnell led the ceremony reading the names of each victim and a crowd observed a moment of silence. the governor also declaring the commonwealth will hold a virginia tech remembrance day every april 16. >>> five men from virginia are about to stand trial in pakistan. tonight acquisitions of torture if it is case. details for you -- torture in the case. details for you next. >>> still some showers out there tonight. >> that's right. if you haven't had in i rain tonight, there's -- had any rain tonight, there's still a chance you might get some. there's a line coming across. >>> a quick check of some of our other stories in our rundown.  >>> we're following breaking news of a police car crash in fairfax county. it happened just about an hour ago. this video just into our newsroom. we know a police officer was involved in the accident at the intersection of -- [ ind
NBC
Apr 13, 2010 4:30am EDT
of new hampshire avenue. northern virginia, a quiet start so far, a you make the trip north of out of fredericksburg to dale city, all travel lanes reported open. >>> a new video shows the brutal beating of a university of maryland student at the hands of police officers. it happened as crowds celebrated a big win for the basketball team last month. now police have suspended one officer and are trying to identify a second to punish. news4's jacky benson has the story. >> we know he's singing a fight song. we know from the other video, he didn't say a word to the officers, they don't give him any orders. and you can see what they do. >> reporter: attorney christopher griffith said these images show what happened to his client, 22-year-old jonathan mckenna. said the injuries required head staples. and prince george's county police the night of march 3rd, when students filled into the downtown college park. both students were charged with assaulting mounted police officers. documents charge that the men struck the officers and the horses, the and that both men were kicked by the horse
CBS
Apr 1, 2010 12:00pm EDT
and suspiciously in woodbridge, virginia. prince william county police are trying to get some answers. they say they received a 911 call around 9:00 p.m. last night from a townhouse on cedar. the child was unresponsive. was taken to the hospital where he later died. police have released the name of the child, but we are withholding that information because at this point, there is no indication of foul play. >>> we have an update on the five virginia member suspected of terrorism in pakistan. day one of their trial ended yesterday. the men who have been dubbed the dc five are accused of plotting attacks, but they deny the charges and they say that they were tortured in jail. they used to worship at this mosque until they went missing in november. a month later, they were arrested in pakistan. the father of one of the suspects was in court yesterday. >> they are innocent, so they would prove innocent. >> how? why are you so positive? >> because i'm innocent, that's why i'm positive. >> in convicted, the dc five could face life in prison. >>> today is census day. and the census director was at
MSNBC
Apr 6, 2010 1:00pm EDT
in nevada. bob shrum and pat buchanan up next. >>> and hopes are fading in west virginia. you're watching "andrea mitchell reports" only on msnbc. >> i would ask that the faithful who gathered here this morning, pray for the safe return of the missing. [ crowd cheering ] [ male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ ♪ this one is. ♪ new purefitness from crystal light. ♪ the first crystal light with no artificial sweeteners, flavors, or preservatives. ♪ new purefitness from crystal light. a pure way to water your body. one month, five years after you do retire? ♪ client comes in and they have a box. and inside that box is their financial life. people wake up and realize i better start doing something. we open up that box. we organize it. and we make decisions. we really are here to help
MSNBC
Apr 7, 2010 9:00am EDT
to west virginia and what remains a rescue mission for those micing miners. crews are drilling into the pine to suc out the bad air. they've been banging on pipes but not getting any response from those missing miners. norah o'donnell is in naoma west virginia this morning. it sounds like hope is waning. >> that's right, chuck. good morning to you. today may be the day we learn the fate of those four missing miners. we heard from governor manchin who said that progress is better and that anticipated. in terms of drilling those bore who else, more than 1,000 feet into the ground, in fact, the first bore hole broke through at 4:15 a.m. this morning down 1,093 feet and then they're going to use these high speed fans in order to suck out the bad air to ventilate out some of that highly combustible methane gas and carbon mo oxide. they've got three other bore holes going in, as well. they're making progress. what's the goal? to make sure it's safe inside that mine. they're doing -- once it is safe and the governor says they may know between 10:00 and 2:00 today, they are going to ru
CNN
Apr 8, 2010 5:00pm EDT
prague later. ed henry, thanks very much. >>> there's fresh heartbreak in west virginia right now where efforts to find four missing miners are suffering a setback. rescue crews were within 500 feet of an airtight emergency chamber where the miners could be waiting for help when they were forced to turn back. cnn's brian todd has been covering this story for us on the ground in west virginia. what's the latest, brian? >> reporter: wolf, no getting around it. as you mentioned, a major setback for the rescue effort today. just a short time ago, rescue teams were pulled out of the upper big branch mine because of dangerous and potentially explosive levels of methane carbon monoxide and hydrogen gas. especially excruciating development because they had gotten so close. the rescuers had gotten into the same general area where they believe the four missing miners are located. you mentioned a moment ago, wolf, they did get within 500 feet of one of those rescue chambers, one of those large boxes that can fit 15 miners in there. they have enough oxygen in there for four days. that's for 15 peop
MSNBC
Apr 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
rescuers and crews in west virginia are venting deadly gases to rescue operations are get under way for the four minors still missing from the worst u.s. mining disaster in a quarter century. 25 miners died in monday's explosion. massey energy has a wide history of safety violations. for more on this story we turn to msnbc's norah o'donnell live with the story. norah? >> reporter: good morning. today is the day we may learn the fate of those four missing miners. the governor of this state said yesterday that we may know between 12:00 and 2:00 today whether those four bore holes they are drilling more than 1,000 feet in the ground to try to ventilate some of that methane gas and carbon monoxide out, whether that's been successful. it will take the rescue teams, once they determine it's safe, four to five hours to reach an area 20 feet wide and barely tall enough to stand in, that's where they believe with 90% certainty these four miners are trapped. they are hopeful, of course, for a miracle, hoping they are alive. as the governor said yesterday, the odds are long. we heard yesterday
HLN
Apr 12, 2010 12:00pm EDT
virginia now have the grim task of recovering the nine remaining bodies inside the upper big branch mine. two separate crews made their way inside the mine this morning and a team of federal investigators is arriving today to try to start to figure out what in the world caused that deadly explosion last week. some of the 29 men killed in the blast have been buried. president obama ordered u.s. flags in west virginia to be flown at half staff in honor of those miners. and west virginia's governor is asking people from all across the country to observe a moment of silence today at 3:30 p.m. eastern time. >>> in about two hours, we'll find out whether nfl star ben roethlisberger will face charges in an alleged sexual assault. last month, a 20-year-old college student accused him of sexually assaulting her at a nightclub in millageville, georgia. "in session's" jean casarez joins us with all the latest. you've been following all the angles, making as many phone calls. what do you know about this? >> this all alleged to have happened in the early morning hours of march 5th. and ben roethlisbe
ABC
Apr 6, 2010 3:05am EDT
explosion in west virginia and the hope that the missing miners are safe underground just waiting for rescuers. >> in this morning's "american landscape," last night's coverage from our charleston station wchs. >> from your capital city, this is eyewitness news. >> a deadly mine disaster in raleigh county is our top story tonight as we continue our coverage. >> the toughest part of this story is seeing the family members come in and out of the gates at massey energy at the mine site. and obviously they've been told, several of the family members of the miners that were killed in the explosion were coming in and out and they would stop their cars. you could see the raw emotion and the grief on their faces. this is terrible, terrible news for them and very difficult to deal with, obviously. the hope that is the miners are missing get to refuge shelters. those are the shelters that were required by law after the sago incident when all those miners died underground. so these refuge shelters are set to or said to be pretty close to where those missing miners were thought to be. if they
MSNBC
Apr 6, 2010 6:00am EDT
is in montcoal, west virginia. she's been covering the story. norah, and good, we have your live shot up. any late information on the fate of the four? >> reporter: only that the news has gotten more grim overnight. a federal safety official saying the situation is dire. some of the rescuers had tried to go after those other four missing miners who are believed to be more than 1,000 feet under. but, of course, the rising methane gas levels made it very, very dangerous for them. so they decided to call off the search. they had hoped that some of those missing four miners had reached these air-tight chambers that are stocked with food and oxygen where they can survive for four hours. they made it to one of those air-tight chambers. nobody was there. they couldn't make it to the second air-tight chamber because, again, those rising methane gas levels just made it very, very dangerous. so they're saying the situation is dire. mika, i couldn't hear everything about the governor was saying. he's not far from where i am. but just to sort of recap, we learned overnight 25 dead. these additional 4 sti
WETA
Apr 14, 2010 7:00pm EDT
is to capture him or to kill him. >> lehrer: gwen ifill updates the investigation into last week's west virginia coal mine tragedy. and fred de sam lazaro reports on using private capital for the public good. in this case, for toilets in the slums of kenya. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> what the world needs now is energy. the energy to get the economy humming again. the energy to tackle challenges like climate change. what if that energy came from an energy company? everyday, chevron invests in people, in ideas-- seeking, teaching, building. fueling growth around the world to move us all ahead. this is the power of human energy. chevron. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: the presi
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 3:30pm EDT
federal resources that have gone to west virginia? >> the department of labor's mine safety division and fema both have dispatched teams. they are there. the president, as you know, spoke with the governor last evening, pledged our full support and cooperation in the investigation. and that is obviously currently ongoing. >> this mine seemed to have a pretty significant history. has the president considered any review or overhaul of federal oversight of the mine? >> first and foremost, obviously our thoughts and prayers are with the families who have lost loved ones. and for those we continue to pray for a miracle for those who are missing. i think rescue and recovery is our first in our mind right now secondly, we want to see obviously a thorough investigation, as you heard the governor and others discuss. the president, as i said, has pledged his full cooperation and resources for that investigation. i think legislative plans about that might better be addressed at the conclusion of that investigation when we have a few more details about what might have happened. >> are there any
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 1:00pm EDT
in the last half hour from the effort to track down four missing miners in west virginia, that video shows crews working on the vent holes they need to get toxic gases out of the mine shaft. rescue workers have also been banging on pipes, sending sound signals deep down into the chamber where the men are believed to be trapped. so far, however, there have been no signs of life. governor joe manchin is not giving up hope. >> when they decided to drill a third hole, the reason for that, the first hole went so fast and so well, if the third hole with the big rig they have there, they can get these three down, they could be venting a lot better and pulling more air out, and if you will, decanterring that area quicker. megyn: live pictures from the scene, where at least 25 miners are confirmed dead. the remaining four are believed to be holed up about a thousand feet below the surface. we are live on site with what is next in the rescue effort, about 20 minutes from now. stay with us for that. >>> we are also watching the federal courthouse in philadelphia at this moment, the woman known as jih
WETA
Apr 11, 2010 9:00am EDT
rex hello, i am a host of white house chronicles. we have the tragedy at the mine in west virginia which reminds me of my father and the best piece of advice he ever gave me and the only time i ever actually took his advice. i dropped out of high school and went into journalism and was doing okay until it faded and i needed work. i was in what is now zambia and i was offered a job in the mines. it was enormous money at the time because there was a thing called the copper bonus. it was way out of control because of the buildup of defense in the united states and a huge boost of copper. i wrote to my father was not a learned man but could express himself nonetheless with some vigor and said," you don't have to worry about money anymore because i got a job in the copper lines." he wrote me an extraordinary letter with spelling mistakes and said," son, i never really told you to do anything. her mother was upset when you dropped of school but please, do not go down a mine. they are awful places. i have had to work up in the much of my life and i know this. it was a mechanic and did mai
FOX
Mar 31, 2010 11:00pm EDT
news. >>> the trl begun for the five virginia men charged with terrorism in pakistan. they were arrested in dember on charges of terrorism and plotting attacks. prosecutors claim they were planning to go to afghanistan and join the taliban. if found guilty they could spend the rest of their lives in a pakistan prison. all five deny charges. >>> a man pronounced dead by paramedics only to be found alive. tonight those paramedics are going back to work. every at 11:00. >> both paramedics have been cleared for duty. they were called to a house last week. they declared george waters dead. the 90 minutes later the coroner realized he was still alive. he was rushed to the hospital where he later passed away. the case is still under investigation. and other ems personnel have been ordered to review the protocols there. >>> in virginia this man is charged with kidnapping a high school student while she was walking home from school in fredericksburg. police say the girl accepted a ride from the 85-year-old who then locked her in the car and touched her inappropriately before she managed
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 10:00pm EDT
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MSNBC
Apr 13, 2010 1:00am EDT
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MSNBC
Apr 9, 2010 9:00am EDT
this morning, thank you. >> other news now. another setback today in west virginia at the site that have deadly mine explosion. rescue teams had to be pulled out of the upper big brank mine for a third time in morning after discovering signs of smoke and fire. brian mooar is in west virginia this morning. everybody is talking about hope. the rescue workers are saying it's still a rescue but this cannot be good news for them. >> absolutely not, savannah. the last thin ray of hope they had dimmed significantly this morning. you could really see it on the face of governor joe manchin as he announce that had rescue workers were retreating for the third time since monday, that they were being chased out this time by smoke and the possibility of a buildup of explosive gases. they really had one last place to check. they checked one of these rescue chambers, found out it was not deployed and had one more to check and were making progress toward it when they had to finally turn back around. at this point, they are out of the mine trying to pump in nitrogen gas to bring that combustible atmosphere back
CBS
Apr 12, 2010 7:00am EDT
for the update. >>> now to the latest on the deadly mine explosion in west virginia. the bodies of the four missing miners were found over the weekend, bringing the death toll to 29. making it the worst u.s. mining disaster in 40 years. cbs news correspondent jim axelrod still in montcoal, west virginia with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. federal investigators are set to arrive here soon in west virginia, perhaps as early as today, to begin looking in to just what happened in that deadly explosion at the upper big branch mine that occurred a week ago today. massey energy, the mine's owner, has a record with plenty to exam ib. in 2009, the mine had 458 safety violations. the investigation will take months to complete. >> if you're not using that information of a history of violations, if you're not using that to ensure that miners are not put at risk, it is toothless. >> reporter: jas >> jason adkins. >> reporter: it was a grim weekend here in southern west virginia. bells tolled in churches. >> william roosevelt lynch. >> reporter: after the bodies of the four missing miners were fo
CNN
Apr 13, 2010 11:00am EDT
or exceeds all federal government testing requirements. >>> in west virginia, the focus shifts from recovery to investigation. early this morning crews brought out the last nine bodies of the 29 miners killed and yesterday afternoon, one week after the explosion. a memorial for the miners at the state capital. a moment of silence and expressions of gratitude. >> all of the people who came forward to help during that period of time, all of the people that gave of themselves and so much to make sure that they could ease the pain. >> no word yet on when investigators will go inside the upper big branch mine. a couple offed spacecraft almost became their floating tomb. apollo 13 astronauts remember their unlucky mission 40 years ago this week. >>> a spring snowstorm targets the northern rockies. there's the man, rob marciano is tracking that storm for us in our severe weather center. we're back in a moment. you're in the cnn "newsroom." >>> apollo 13, i'm sorry, that's april 13th, an oxygen exploded putting the moon out of reach for the and putting three astronauts on the line. the astro newts u
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 12:00pm EDT
into the upper big branch mine of west virginia to recover the bodies of those miners still under ground. federal officials are also arriving today, trying to determine what caused the explosion. this afternoon at 3:30 eastern, joe manchin will call for a moment of silence to remember the 29 men killed in that disaster. >>> there will be no new trial for michael skak l. about a half hour ago, that request was denied. he was deny to 20 years behind prison. he had asked for a new trial after his two friends were implicated in that hearing. >>> outrage is growing over a tennessee mother's decision to back out of an adoption by putting her 7-year-old son on a plane to moscow with a box of crayons and a note reading, i no longer want to parent this child. it could threaten the plans of hundreds of american families who were hoping to welcome russian orphans into their families. ron allen has the story from shelbyville, tennessee. you're there in front of the family home. i assume they haven't come out. >> reporter: they've actually disappeared. no one's seen them for several days and this is a small t
CSPAN
Apr 13, 2010 5:00pm EDT
and bipartisanship. god bless him. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from virginia seek recognition? >> i also ask unanimous consent to speak for a minute to honor former congressman stan rarries who pass aid way march 27. he represented the eighth district of virginia in the house from 1973 to 1974 and then again throughout the 1980's, from 1981 to 1990. he was a very hardworking advocate for northern virginians, he was a fighter pilot a veteran of the korean war, he earned the distinguished flying cross and the purple heart for his service. he was known for give ought his home phone number and listening to people regardless of their views. i'm not sure his successor has given out his home phone number as often but mr. parris supported flood control projects and bridge he put car pool lanes on interstate 395 and transferred control to the the airports from the federal aviation administration, he made an effort to move the prison, he got the national football league to change its policy on blacking out games he proved pressure yent in warning about the looming savings an
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2010 12:30pm EDT
possible. a year and a half ago i moved to virginia. i have been a very thirsty for any afghan projects that have been going on here. i have not really found many. for instance, there are a few poetry clubs that afghan have made, which in part of, but, do you have any focus on the afghans that are here, uniting them, and giving the project to do here? >> thank you. one of the things that you are benefiting from is the very qualified afghans serving the embassy. we work with a number of afghan organizations on cultural events. we know that the potential for these afghans to do more is enormous. a number of them have formed their own groups, smaller groups that get involved in a lobbying efforts or business development. as i mentioned, one of the purposes of this foundation is to really bring all of these independent cells together and form a synergy between these different capabilities, and also to give afghans a place to go and to know what is going on better than what they have a right now. >> yes please, in the front. >> i am an independent consultant. i have two questions with regard
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 11:00am EDT
to just comment on this. excuse me, just one brief, very brief comment. miners in west virginia, and i think throughout the country, are taught to escape first. they're taught to try to get out of the mine the way they came in first. they retreat to a chamber or rescue shelter as a last resort. when they have made the determination, if their training has taken, if they have made the determination that they need to go to a shelter, that that's the last place that they would go. the shelter is a sophisticated barricade in my opinion. >> is there any evidence at this point that you believe anyone is alive down there, is there any actual evidence of that? >> we don't have any at this point, but we just have hope >> how far is that refuge chamber from the entry point? do you know? >> it's 1 inch equals 500-foot map. i just guesstimated a few days ago, about 8000 feet. >> so the rescuers will have to go in 2 miles to get to that refuge. >> they'll ride in a certain assistance distance, they won't walk in from the outside. we'll get them in as quickly as possible for them to get in as far as
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 3:00pm EDT
you thought the uproar was over for virginia governor bob mcdonnell's confederate history month proclamation, in steps mississippi governor barber, also a republican, just tossing a little more fuel on the fire. barber told cnn mcdonnell's omission of any mention of slavery in the proclamation, quote, doesn't amount to diddly. basha tabboul he says people already know slavery was a bad thing. why would you waste time putting it in a proclamation? >>> finally good news to report about the airline industry. once in a while it happens. last year planes were more likely to land on time. bags were less likely to get lost. passengers reported fewer complaints in 2009. even as cash-strapped airlines reduced flight schedules and charged extra for almost everything. bags, pillows, peanuts. according to the annual national airline quality rating, hawaiian airlines did the best job for travelers last year, closely followed by low cost carrier airtran. jet blue, northwest, and southwest rounded out the top five. (announcer) we're in the energy business. but we're also in the showing-kids- n
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
that democrats chances of winning the states they won last time, surprise states, north carolina, virginia, how did they do in florida eventually? three states. they have a southern strategy. i was talking to dan rather this weekend. he thinks there's a southern strategy afoot in the republican party. they're going to begin their campaign for 2012 by locking up the solid south again on the right. >> first thing declare confederate heritage month. >> don't mention slavery when do you it. >> all part of this is effort to just solidify the south as your beginning block to bring down obama. take away florida. take away north carolina. take away virginia. move north. >> uh-huh. >> that's been the republican strategy for a generation. it began with this group, by the way, that first met in 1969. the southern republican leadership conference. that's really where it began with a guy named clark read, a mississippian who is still there and very enthusiastic, by the way, about the republicans' chances this year. >> he's still there? >> very much so. >> a young party. they seem to be the heart of the repu
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 8:00pm EDT
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MSNBC
Apr 11, 2010 11:00am EDT
for one of the 29 west virginia miners killed in monday's blast. the four missing miners who rescuers had hoped to survive were confirmed dead yesterday. recovery crews are still working to remove their remains. one miner remains hospitalized. federal investigators arrive on the scene tomorrow. >>> a gunfight inside a crowded oklahoma mall might also have spilled out into the streets with one person being dead, at least five injured yesterday inside the arrowhead mall. police say thr unconfirmed reports of gunfire elsewhere in the city. they're still looking for suspects. >>> nasa astronauts took their second space walk, working to replace an old storage tank outside the international space station. today marks the 40th anniversary of the launch of "apollo 13." >>> tiger woods is going for the masters championship heading into the final round at augusta national. nbc's kerry sanders in augusta one more time with the latest from there. kerry, let's get to the betting odds because for those folks looking at the five-month break from golf in terms of slowing tiger down, it did not. what are
NBC
Apr 13, 2010 4:00pm EDT
after last week's deadly explosion in west virginia have now been recovered. overnight the bodies of nine miners that were still on the ground were removed from the upper big branch mine. a total of 29 were killed and the -- in the worst mining disaster in 25 years. a buildup of methane gas is believed to be the cause of the blast. west virginia's governor is now asking a former federal mine safety official to conduct an independent investigation into the tragedy. >>> the body of the first lady of poland arrived in warsaw today. marc both were killed along with 94 others in a plane crash in russia over the weekend. they will lie in state together. the presidential palace for public viewing. there is a state fun ral planned for this weekend. >>> when "news4 at 4:00" continues this afternoon, coming up, troubling trends. >> more concerns about vehicles made by toyota and consumer reports are now urging people not to buy certain cars. >>> at 4:30, a teenage girl murdered by an alleged sex offender, now her parents are taking steps to ensure that it doesn't happen to anyone else. >>>
CSPAN
Apr 19, 2010 8:00pm EDT
from virginia and my friend from connecticut had a press conference earlier today to talk about some of the issues that are being talked about rhetorically. and let's say that what is happening right now -- and it is unfortunate for the american people -- what is happening right now is that both sides of the aisle are trying to herd of goats with language -- up folks with language that does not do justice to this, very difficult, something very much needed in this country. there have been a lot of discussion about this funding mechanism, this $50 million -- this $50 billion bailout fund, if you will -- and those are somebody else's words by the way, not mine. let's just talk about this and i know the american people are probably tuning and in some cases and wonder how we are jumping into this without a lot of dialogue, but the fact is that we have a financial regulation bill that i hope will come before us and that will dills something called orderly liquidation, so that when a large institution fails, it actually fails. i think that is what the american people would like to see happ
ABC
Apr 3, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. >> reporter: today five young americans sit in a pakistani jail 7,000 miles from their virginia homes. they are either homegrown american terrorists or, as their families insist, innocent students who wanted to help fellow muslims. late last year the men flew from virginia to the crowded, dangerous city of karachi where senior al qaeda leaders have been captured in daytime shootouts. pakistani police say the five set off along this road to try and join a terror group launching attacks in pakistan and afghanistan against u.s. forces. their first attempt, jasha muhammad, muhammad's army suspected of beheading "wall street journal" reporter daniel pearl. police say that group turned them down, so the men got back on the road and tried to join yet another terror group, lashkar-e-taiba. the army of the pure. in pakistan lashkar-e-taiba openly preaches violence and in afghanistan they kill u.s. troops. >> the l.e.t. has put the world on notice that they intend to escalate the carnage and spread it worldwide. >> reporter: but police say because the five have no local references, lashkar-e-ta
CBS
Apr 4, 2010 8:30am EDT
year. >>> new this week, an update on the five northern virginia men of plotting terror attacks in pakistan. their trial started midweek. if convicted the men can face life in prison. we have more. >> reporter: in pakistan, the police chief testified he had strong evidence that the five men planned to attack specific targets. he's one of the six witnesses who took the stand. five americans have said that they are innocent and that they were tortured in jail. they used to worship together at this mosque in alexandria until they went missing in november. a month later they were arrested in pakistan. one father attended the proceedings along with representatives of the u.s. consulate. pakistani authorities described the men as college students with intent on waging war against, quote, infidels towards the atrocities committed by them against muslims around the world. defense attorneys remain confident the men will remain freed but the accusations have taken a hard toll on the family. >> very difficult. very difficult. >> reporter: the defense is expected to cast the five as curious
CSPAN
Apr 19, 2010 11:00pm EDT
virginia and my friend from connecticut had a press conference earlier today to talk about some of the issues that are being talked about rhetorically. and let's say that what is happening right now -- and it is unfortunate for the american people -- what is happening right now is that both sides of the aisle are trying to herd of goats with language -- up folks with language that does not do justice to this, very difficult, something very much needed in this country. there have been a lot of discussion about this funding mechanism, this $50 million -- this $50 billion bailout fund, if you will -- and those are somebody else's words by the way, not mine. let's just talk about this and i know the american people are probably tuning and in some cases and wonder how we are jumping into this without a lot of dialogue, but the fact is that we have a financial regulation bill that i hope will come before us and that will dills something called orderly liquidation, so that when a large institution fails, it actually fails. i think that is what the american people would like to see happ
CNN
Apr 13, 2010 9:00am EDT
effort at the upper big branch mine in raleigh county, west virginia, is complete. overnight crews removed the last nine bodies of the coal miners who died last week in the massive underground blast. investigators will try to determine what sparked that tragedy. later this hour we'll talk to one miner's widow who says she doesn't want her son to follow in her husband's fatal footsteps. >>> one person thought to be lost in a crash in a navy training plane. two other people in the plane died in the crash. investigators are expected to arrive at the scene today. that plane took off from the naval air station in pensacola a florida, on what's believed to be a routine training mission. >>> new division within the ranks of catholic clergymen with one outspoken pastor taking an extreme position regarding the ongoing priest sex abuse scandal. he's suggesting that the pope should step aside. father james cahill in his own words. >> to not have myopic obedience from me like the myopic obedience of soldiers for hitler, and yet this church has remained patently silent about this. the pope shou
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2010 10:00pm EDT
we've seen five young men from virginia turn up in pakistan on their way to the father. we continue to see a trickle of individuals of somali ancestry heading for east africa. so while i think that we are doing well, you know, the nature of the threat is always changing. .. i wondered, you tended to use the word violent extremism, words like islamist never came out of your mouth during your speech. and some people think that the obama administration has turned its back and not taken the war on terrorism, if may use that term, as seriously as the result of the fact that you don't talk about role of islam. reminds me of when rob litak led the way with term rogue state. rogue reg geem. and i helped to do that, too and mind one albright said let's not use that term anymore. is the trace of language a way of communicating to the muslim world, quote on quote, that islam is not the issue even though there are extremists who are muslim? is that the purpose? >> i get this question with every appearance. i think that the best way to put it is that the issues of what constitutes true islam and
NBC
Apr 12, 2010 6:30pm EDT
.org. >>> you're looking at the scene in west virginia today. memorial wreaths and a moment of silence for the 29 miners killed a week ago now in the explosion of the upper big branch mine. federal investigators have arrived on the scene but won't go into that mine until all of the miners' bodies have been removed from it. >>> the state department said today it is sending a delegation to russia to clarify any changes to adoption rules after an american mother sent her adopted son on a flight back to russia all by himself. the case has caused outrage in russia and here at home in shelbiville, tennessee where the family lives. our own ron allen is there tonight with the latest on this case. >> reporter: a swing set and toys at tori hansen's home, a mother yet to explain why she put her 7-year-old son on a flight to russia where according to care takers has shown no sign he is violent as hansen claimed. >> i show from medical personnel that all mental and physical conditions are good. >> reporter: the emotional behavior hansen says she feared does not surprise some doctors who work with i
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